Bulldogs UnitedFrom the classroom to our communityAt Martinsburg High School, our school motto is, “Enter to Learn, Go Forth to Serve.” For more than 130 years, this institution has taught the value of not only education, but the importance of community. It is with this in mind that we present, “Bulldogs United: From the Classroom to Our Community.” Martinsburg High School has continuously worked hard to give back to our local community. Through Bulldogs United we continue to seek opportunities to reach out to our community and provide learning experiences for our students to gain a greater understanding of what it means to “Go Forth and Serve.”Youth Leadership Academy Students Volunteer with food donations3/28/17Mrs. Haines and YLA do volunteer work. Feeding Children, Souls, and Empowering Communities With His LoveMHS's Traveling Science Shows in Elementary Schools3/25/17Martinsburg High School's Science class's under the direction of Mrs. Haines Travel to different elementary schools to interact with students to develop science skills and to have fun with science.!Skype with US Senator Shelley Moore Capito at Martinsburg High School2/10/17Students from Martinsburg High School, Spring Mills High School and Musselman High School gathered in Martinsburg's auditorium to ask US Senator Shelley Moore Capito questions regarding all aspects of politics involving our nation and our state.Kids Power Packs Program1/21/17Mrs. Haines' Power Pack Program-Martinsburg High students meet once a month to pack bags of food for kids who don't have enough to eat on the weekends. They served over 900 kids in Berkeley and Jefferson counties.Students at Martinsburg-Operation Christmas Teen12/18/16Emily Dodd founded "Operation Chrstmas Teen" where she and other students from Martinsburg High School help less fortunate teens with christamas.Student Council Members make Christmas Ornaments for Elmcroft12/8/16Martinsburg High School Student Council members brought in gifts and craft supplies in order to make ornaments for the residents of Elmcroft Assisted Living. Student Council members under the direction of Ms. Foreman and Ms. Kissner will be visiting Elmcroft next Wednesday to deliver their ornaments and gifts.Voice of Democracy Winner-Jacob Antolini12/5/16Jacob Antolini won the VFW Post and district level for the Voice of Democracy AwardMartinsburg High School Students collect gifts for less fortunate classmates11/27/16Martinsburg High School sophomore Emily Dodds decided to help put presents under the Christmas tree for fellow teenagers who may not have a gift for Christmas. It wasn’t long before a couple of her friends offered help and the gifts starting pouring in.Traveling Science Show at Berkeley Heights11/14/16Traveling Science Show, sponsored by Science National Honor Society, spent the afternoon at Berkeley Heights interacting with all 1st and 3rd grade classes. Experiments performed included making slime, dry ice bubbles, learning about robots, and oobleck!SCA Members Holiday Boxes11/9/16Martinsburg SCA Members stuffing holiday boxes for Richwood High School students that were affected by the flood.College Week at Rosemont Elementary11/3/16Martinsburg High School Students visit Rosemont Elementary School during college weekMountain State Apple Harvest Festival10/22/16Many Martinsburg High School Groups participating in the Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival Parade.Science National Honor Society's Traveling Science Show10/24/16
The Science National Honor Society's Traveling Science Show did two shows at Rosemont Elementary with their first grade students. The goal is to increase student engagement in science through hands-on experiments.Climbing New Heights10/20/16Leadership class took students from Burke Street School and a few from MHS to climbing new heights for a rock climbing experienceFields of Faith10/12/16FCA Fields of Faith is an annual community event where local students from Martinsburg and other eastern panhandle schools gather to share their testimonies of their faith and bring hope to other students.DECA Trash Pickup10/9/16DECA donates their time for cleanup of Orchard View Intermediate School
Stilley Reads to Tuscarora Students9/22/16
MHS Football Senior Offensive Lineman, Adam Stilley, volunteered to read to 3rd grade classes at Tuscarora Elementary School.MHS Football Read to Veterans
9/21/16Members of the MHS Football team volunteered to read to veterans at the Martinsburg Veteran Affairs Center. Our student athletes really enjoyed this experience and we look forward to participating again next year.United Way Day of Caring9/6/16The Leadership class is participating in the United Way Day of Caring on September 13. This is a community wide day of giving back and helping those in need. Our students will be working at the Public Library, on the corner of King and Queen Streets, doing "yard work" in the community square. Several students are going to the Norborne Pre-School to help with cleaning out storage areas, and the rest of the group with be going to the Senior Center to help paint the exercise room.Mega Food Drive8/29/16-9/13/16The Leadership Class is participating in the Mega Food Drive. This food drive is the biggest food collection effort in the Eastern Panhandle. We are competing with the other county high schools to collect the most food items. Last year we won the contest with over 1100 pounds of non-perishable food items. All items are donated to CCAP Loaves and Fishes and helps support hundreds of families in need of food assistance.Support Program for Richwood High School Class of 2017
8/27/16The Leadership Class is also participating in a support program for the Senior Class of 2017 from Richwood High School. These students and others, lost their high school in the historical flooding this past June. Right now we have volunteered to give emotional support and friendship...kind of like a Pen Pal program...to the seniors. We hope to help them get through this difficult school year as they are housed in an old elementary school and funeral home in Richwood, WV, until they can move into trailers this spring. We have offered other support as needed in the months to come.Military Appreciation Night8/26/16On Friday night, August 26th, Martinsburg High School honored our active military and veterans at the football game against Eastern High School. All four branches of our military were recognized for their contributions to our freedom. The Martinsburg Football Team wore camouflage jerseys to honor those who have served and who are currently serving our county.